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News : Progfest announces the biggest lineup to date for its 10th anniversary

By on September 26, 2018

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Progfest is the ultimate annual gathering for progressive music fans and prog as a genre is one of the nation’s fastest growing. Presented by Welkin Entertainment and Wild Thing Presents, next year’s Progfest is set to be the biggest yet with the lineup featuring The Ocean, Monuments, Skyharbor (who will make their Australian debut) and many more to be announced.

The annual gathering features the best in progressive music from prog, post, psychedelic, art rock, metal and everything in between, showcasing the best in the band’s musical fields.  The festival began in December 2008 and has quickly become one of Australia’s main attractions in the progressive and heavy music spectrum, expanding the minds and hearts of music lovers around Australia. The festival has featured the likes of Ne ObliviscarisCaligula’s Horsesleepmakeswaves and Twelve Foot Ninja, with each band reaching further success on the ARIA Mainstream music charts and expanding their dominance on global music success.

Next year’s Progfest is definitely the biggest yet with three major international acts announced. Germany’s legendary post-metal act The Ocean and UK’s djent-groove metal pioneers Monuments will share headlining duties across all 3 Progfest festivals, along with India’s finest progressive rock export Skyharbor, who will be making their first-ever appearances on Australian shores.

The 2019 Progfest extravaganza will take place in January next year in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. See below for tour dates and tickets.


Saturday, January 26: The Croxton, Melbourne
Sunday, January 27: The Factory Theatre, Sydney
Monday, January 28: The Valley Drive In / The Brightside, Brisbane (Public Holiday)

Tickets and Presale Info from

Exclusive Presale: Wednesday, September 26, 10.00am – 6.00pm AEST
General Sale: Thursday, September 27, 10.00am AEST


Anwar is the editor-in-chief of Metal When Anwar isn't busy promoting tours, interviewing bands and reviewing awesome music, he loves to collect metal vinyl and play video games. Follow Metal Obsession on Twitter and Facebook